Validation Engineer in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2021
  • Job ID:
    283097
  • Pay Rate
    $60.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

VALIDATION ENGINEER – Austin, Tx –  Temp to Hire 

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently looking for a Validation Engineer who will be working to test, automate, build and deploy STA solutions for authentication, identity and access management. The position will be working with R&D teams located in Ottawa, Austin and NOIDA and interact with Solution Architects, Product Management and UX teams to meet business objectives and quality of solution delivered for customers. The role will require also to keep in mind scalability, performance, operation and user experience, and overall architecture of the solution. It will also require active involvement in the various scrum team activities and overall SAFe planning and commitments, as well as participation in technical community of knowledge.

Essential Functions / Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Design, implement and execute test cases and scripts to validate functionalities, use cases, load and performance of the solution including end to end testing in a real environment.
  • Perform first level of investigation on failed tests in order to identify root cause.
  • Design and implement automated tests using SpecFlow and Gherkin language.
  • Support and maintain up-to-date necessary environments for testing like integration by deploying new release.
  • Continuously Interface with the geographically distributed teams in Ottawa, Austin, and NOIDA.
  • Actively participate and contribute to the QA community on topics like test strategies, improvement to automation, explore new frameworks, practices, technologies about testing, deployment and monitoring.
  • Follow the agile methodology used for the project. This includes validation of user stories and creation of corresponding tasks to help create a robust system based on user-centric design.
  • Archive validation project source code in Github, documentation in Confluence and utilize Jira for task and issue tracking.

What will make you successful?

  • 5 years of industry experience validating web applications using Nodejs, .NET or Java based platform.
  • 3 years of demonstrated experience utilizing continuous integration tool Jenkins.
  • 3 years of experience running load and performance tests using JMeter/Locust.io or similar tools.
  • 3 years of experience in using standard scripting languages and validation tools: Python, Selenium, and Java script, shell script, C# .Net, any other scripting language & tools
  • 2 years of experience in implementing automation tests using SpecFlow (or some other similar framework) and Gherkin Language.
  • Experienced in web services, web standards; SOAP, REST, HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
  • Experienced in Agile software development methodology.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other relevant field of study. BE/B. Tech/ M. Tech/MCA or Equivalent degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently on assigned tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working with strong authentication solutions using OTP or identity management solution is a plus.
  • Experience in working with public cloud environment (AWS, GCP) and related technologies (OCP, K8s, helm, ansible).
  • Ability to effectively communicate test, specification and implementation details.
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment experience.

Relocation assistance is not provided, and candidates are expected to live nearby Austin Tx or provide their own expense to move to the area.  

Local candidates are encouraged to apply

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!  Sorry, W2 only; no third party or Corp to Corp will be considered.

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer